The 55th Wing Association

5-9 September, 2012  -  CROWNE PLAZA - Colorado Springs

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Registration Form (after opening - 'right-click' to print)                     Agenda                          Attendees 

Your Hosts :
 Alan and Sandy Feldkamp

17575 Colonial Park Drive Monument, CO 80132
ph: 719.488.1923    cell: 719.351.3113
We have contracted with the Crown Plaza Hotel located at 2886 South Circle Drive Colorado Springs CO 80906  719 302-9871 (direct).  We have a rate of $109 so let them know you are coming for the 55th reunion. If you’d like they can extend our rate so you can come to visit a little longer and maybe see the aspen trees in full color. 

CROWN PLAZA(click)               Map
2886 South Circle Drive    Colorado Springs, CO. 80906
Hotel Front Desk: 719-302-9871                   719-576-5900
2012 Rocky Mountain Reunion
click here to see more details of the tours available
Note: Changes to the reunion Agenda may occur ...  Please check this site regularly until the Reunion begins -
at which time, all changes will be tracked by the Registration Committee
  and posted at the Welcome Center table and in the Hospitality Area
Wednesday, Sep. 5th
--Early Arrivals
--55WA Board of Directors meeting TBD
Thursday, Sep. 6th

                            ---Golf at the Air Force Academy (Optional - 20 players minimum)    Time and fees TBD

Following list of interested golfers. If anyone wishes to be included in the Thursday AM tournament, e-mail Hank Dubuy ASAP:

BJ Bates, George Back, Fox Censullo, Jim Caldwell, Hank Dubuy, Bill Ernst, John Johnson, Don Kelly, Mel Kelly, Ham Kennedy, Cliff Lambert, Jim Maloney, Cash McCall, Al Michael, Ricky McMahon, Jim Nelson, Sharon Nelson, Jerry Nolan, John Olivo, George Ross, Stan Sivers, Buck Staples,

Once again, Thanks for the help.
Hank can be reached via e-mail at or
Thank you.

 --- 8am-4pm Registration in hotel lobby
---2pm-4pm Hospitality suite open
---4pm-5:15pm Welcome Reception – Casual dress
---Dinner on your own for those not going to Melodrama

           5:45pm Depart hotel for Iron Springs Melodrama Dinner Theatre
-  Casual dress

---10:30pm (approx) - Hospitality suite opens after return from theater

Friday, Sep. 7th

--7:00am-8:30am Breakfast Buffet in hotel Summit Ballroom
--8:00-9:00am      Registration for late arrivals in hotel lobby

US Air Force Academy Tour  (Optional) - Departs 9:00AM
Stops at B-52, Athletic Field Overlook, Visitors Center, tour of the Chapel,
and Falcon Club for lunch with Cadets and a mission briefing.  Return to hotel 3:00 pm


Cripple Creek/ Mollie Kathleen MineTour (Optional - 25 minimum)
          8:45am Buses depart for Cripple Creek, Colorado 90 min bus ride
                       With an option to visit Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine on the north edge of
Cripple Creek.   Return to hotel 4:00pm

---4:00pm-5:30 Hospitality Suite open
5:30pm Dinner and No host bar in Summit Ballroom - Casual dress
--- Hospitality Room

Saturday, Sep. 8th

---7:00am-9:00am Breakfast Buffet in Summit Ballroom
---8:00am  Membership meeting in Summit Ballroom
  (All reunion attendees are welcome)

Cog Railroad to Pikes Peak Tour (Optional - 20 minimum)
         9:30am Buses leave for Cog Railroad to Pikes Peak – 30 min bus ride
         10:40am Ride up Pikes Peak.  Return to buses at 2pm and hotel about 2:30 pm


Peterson AFB Tour (Optional - No minimum)
9:30am-Buses leave for Peterson AFB with visits to the Peterson Air and Space Museum  and the National Museum of WWII Aviation. Lunch at the Club at Peterson AFB.  Return to hotel about 2:00pm

---4:00pm-5:30 Hospitality Suite open
5:30pm Dinner and No host bar in Summit Ballroom.  Gents coat and (Assn) tie.
--- Hospitality Room

Sunday, Sep. 9th
---7:00am-9:00am Breakfast buffet in Summit Ballroom

Trips, Tours, and Shopping Options
  For those of you that would like to do some shopping, browsing or lunches the Crowne Plaza Hotel can help you with transportation to the following three areas:
 Manitou Springs, Old Colorado City, and Downtown Colorado Springs.
We also have 2 large military bases that have wonderful Exchanges:  Peterson AFB and Fort Carson.
Further north of Colorado Springs is Castle Rock with a large group of Outlet stores and
 in south Denver a large shopping area at Park Meadows Mall including a new IKEA store.

Thursday Sept 6, 2012
 Tour A-----Iron Springs Melodrama Dinner Theater 

Cost $45.00 per person which includes family-style dinner, melodrama and bus transportation

For more than 48 years, the Iron Springs Melodrama Dinner Theater has provided the Pikes Peak Region with evenings of hilarious comedy and quality entertainment. The evening begins with a family-style dinner and the melodrama immediately following (audience participation is strongly encouraged). After the melodrama, a foot-stomping sing-along and vaudeville olio full of song, dance and comedy continues the fun throughout the evening.

 Friday Sept 7, 2012

Tour B-----Air Force Academy 
Cost $30.00
per person which includes sightseeing around the Academy, lunch at Falcon Club and bus transportation

Tour C-----Cripple Creek
Cost $25.00 bus transportation per
additional $16.00 you can stop for a tour of the Gold Mine**

Cripple Creek's Casinos provide today’s fortune-seekers with state-of-the art slot machines
 and a chance to try their skills at blackjack or poker.
 Shopping, dining and a restful day in the crisp mountain air.

 Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Cost $16.00 admission
per person 
**You must also sign up for Cripple Creek since that is the bus transportation to the mine for drop off and pick up**

A spectacular adventure awaits visitors on the Mollie Kathleen Mine tour. The nation’s only historic gold mine tour descends 1,000 feet below ground, where visitors learn about the workings of the 1890s hard rock gold miner, beginning with a ride on a skip (elevator) to the lower working levels of the mine. Visitors witness the operation of numerous pieces of air-powered gold mining equipment and ride aboard the last air-powered Tram-Air Locomotive.

Saturday Sept 8, 2012
Tour D-----Peterson AFB
Cost $27.00
per person
includes bus transportation, lunch at the Club and visits to the Peterson Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of WWII Aviation                   
Tour E-----Cog Railroad up Pikes Peak
Cost $45.00 per person which includes bus transportation and the cog rail ride to the top.
This is a favorite of ours to take people to.  To read all about the ride to the top of Our Mountain go to
Those taking this tour need to be aware the altitude goes to 14,000 ft.


LOOK at who's coming to the
2012 Rocky Mountain Reunion
Are you listed? If not it is not too late to join us.
Do you see your buddy?   If not... Tell them to join us also !!
This is a list of everyone I have registrations forms from:
... Sandy Feldkamp Aug 29th

Agronis Gil Ellen
Arbuckle Jim Pam
Back George Gerrie
Barrett Douglas
Bates B.J. Lou
Beauvais Maurice Cris
Belcher Gary Lois
Boothby George  Diana
Boydston Ted Marlene
Brookie Jim Marilyn 
Caldwell Jim Nancy
Censullo Fox Teresa
Cook Bill Beverly 
Dube Buck Mitzi
Dubuy Hank Sandra
Duer Glen Ann
Dugie Val Laura
Eddins Douglas Ann McFate
Eddins Marilyn Scott
Ernst Bill Linda
Feldkamp Alan Sandy
Fortin Paul Jane
Garrity Tom Francine
Gerber Bill
Goeden Sam Pat
Gurney Don Barbara
Harpster Terry Phyllis
Hoberman Errol Susan
Holland Bert Carolyn
Hoover Robb Shirley
Hungerford Larry Margi
Johnson John Toni
Kelly Don Mel 
Kennedy Ham  Pat
Knecht Ron
Lambert Cliff Kay
Lawrence Floyd Doris
Lewis Bill Lou
Lewis Bill Carol
Liller Charlie Sara
Maloney Jim Peg
McCall  Cash Betty 
McMahon Ricky Cary
Michael Al Peggie
Mitchell Larry Susan
Moore  Max Carol
Nelson Jim Sharon
Nolan Jerry
Olivo John Chris
Palmieri Elvio Darlene
Paul  Norman Joyce
Perrizo John Michiko
Potter Pete Treva
Rasmussen Frank Connie
Reed Thomas Celia 
Riggan Lew
Ross George Betty 
Saenz Roland Kathy
Saenz Ronald
Saenz Teresa
Saenz Angela
Schapker Fred
Schoonover Frank Hilde
Seh Bob Dawn
Schulz Usto (Sam)
Sievers Stan Shirley
Simon Bill
Sjolund Dave Carol
Smith Gary Patty
Smith Rick Joy
Staples Buck Donna
Stevens Steve Suzanne
Sul Aristeo Virginia
Sul Mel 
Taylor James Marion
Taylor James Susan
Thomas Jim
Tice Merald Shirley
Uribe Ray
VanDenburg Dutch Jill
Williams Herbert Barbara


Make your plans for Colorado Springs in  2012!


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